, we are hearing that alexis tsipras is due to address the nation shortly. this comes just after we are getting this news that details have come out about a letter that the prime minister gave to his creditors last night. to tell us more about what is in that, we have our business editor, stephen carroll, with us. what are the details of this new offer? stephen: earlier on tuesday, we had a letter from alexis tsipras sent to the head of the eurogroup of finance ministers in the eurozone, in which he talked about wanting an extension to the bailout. later on tuesday, he sent this letter to the head of the international monetary fund, the head of the european commission, and the head of the european central bank. the details of what he was agreeing to -- he agreed to the document that they had come up with on economic reforms, with some conditions.